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Crime rate in Buttaba, NSW, Australia, 2283

Suburb in Lake Macquarie

Crime Rank: 10/100

(higher number means more crime)
  • Population
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    1,204

    Population of the suburb from ABS 2021 Census

  • Area size
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    1.93 km2

    Area size of the suburb in square kilometres

  • All Crimes
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    38

    Total number of crimes in the suburb

  • Crimes per 1000 people
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    31.56

    Total number of crimes per 1000 people

  • Violent Crimes
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    8

    Total number of violent crimes in the suburb (homicide, assault, sexual assault, robbery, etc...)

  • Property Crimes
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    8

    Total number of property crimes in the suburb (arson, burglary, theft, car theft, etc...)

  • Violent Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    6.64

    Total number of violent crimes per 1000 people

  • Property Crimes
    per 1000 people
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    6.64

    Total number of property crimes per 1000 people

  • suburbs with less
    Violent Crimes
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    71.76%

    Number of suburbs with less violent crimes

  • suburbs with less
    Property Crimes
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    40.6%

    Number of suburbs with less property crimes

5 year Buttaba crime trends

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Buttaba crime compared

Top crime types in Buttaba:


  • Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour

    In 2023 in Buttaba there were 7 reported cases of Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour.

    7

  • Property damage

    In 2023 in Buttaba there were 5 reported cases of Property damage.

    5

  • Deception

    In 2023 in Buttaba there were 5 reported cases of Deception.

    5

  • Assault and related offences

    In 2023 in Buttaba there were 4 reported cases of Assault and related offences.

    4

  • Sexual offences

    In 2023 in Buttaba there were 4 reported cases of Sexual offences.

    4

  • Theft

    In 2023 in Buttaba there were 3 reported cases of Theft.

    3

  • Weapons and explosives offences

    In 2023 in Buttaba there were 3 reported cases of Weapons and explosives offences.

    3

  • Drug dealing and trafficking

    In 2023 in Buttaba there were 2 reported cases of Drug dealing and trafficking.

    2

  • Justice procedures offences

    In 2023 in Buttaba there were 2 reported cases of Justice procedures offences.

    2

  • Drug use and possession

    In 2023 in Buttaba there were 1 reported cases of Drug use and possession.

    1

  • Public nuisance offences

    In 2023 in Buttaba there were 1 reported cases of Public nuisance offences.

    1

  • Miscellaneous offences

    In 2023 in Buttaba there were 1 reported cases of Miscellaneous offences.

    1

Chances of becoming a victim of a Violent crime

  • Buttaba

    1 in 151

    In 2023 in Buttaba your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 151

  • NSW

    1 in 87

    In 2023 in NSW your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 87

  • Australia

    1 in 95

    In 2023 in Australia your chances of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 95

Chances of becoming a victim of a Property crime

  • Buttaba

    1 in 151

    In 2023 in Buttaba your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 151

  • NSW

    1 in 41

    In 2023 in NSW your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 41

  • Australia

    1 in 28

    In 2023 in Australia your chances of becoming a victim of a property crime is 1 in 28

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does Buttaba rank in crime?

Buttaba suburb is ranked 10/100 in Australia by number and severity of crimes proportionate to population, where 0 means no crime.

Is Buttaba a safe suburb?

Buttaba suburb could be considered safe area. Crime exists but does not impact most people.

What are the main crime problems in Buttaba?

The top crime types in Buttaba are Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour, Property damage, Deception.

What is the most reported crime in Buttaba?

7 Stalking, harassment and threatening behaviour cases were reported in Buttaba in 2023.

Is crime increasing in Buttaba?

Crime in Buttaba has increased by 90% from 2022 to 2023.

How many murders were in Buttaba in 2023?

There were no Homicide and related offences cases in Buttaba in 2023.

The data is based on annual 2023 data from state police departments and population data from the 2021 ABS Census. Rank is calculated for crimes weighted by severity and proportionate to population.

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